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Emil and the Detectives (SA, Australia)


1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2023

Short Synopsis

Never underestimate the determination of a child! Young Emil catches a train to visit family in the big city. Something valuable is stolen. But the thief soon discovers Emil was not such an easy target. A group of quick-thinking and resourceful children rallies around. Can a bunch of kids work together to uncover and outsmart the true criminal?

Reviews Feature

"...Emil and the Detectives is an outstanding piece of children’s theatre which makes it an outstanding piece of theatre and an experience to be savoured by all.” InDaily – Greg Elliott (July 24, 2017)

“...if you know what’s good for you, get along... It made my soul happy." Sophie, Audience Member - Twitter

Written By
by Erich Kästner, adapted for the stage by Nicki Bloom
Composed By
Quincy Grant
Directed By
Andy Packer
Designed By
Wendy Todd
Availability Status
Available at short notice


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